DIY Avocado Face Mask
Life is busy. I can vouch for that! Balancing work life, married life, being a dog mom, working on my little farm – and not to mention a baby on the way! Trust me… I GET IT! I feel you! Life is crazy sometimes.
But we have to take time for the little things. Especially to take care of ourselves. And sometimes that means….
The first thing we tend to notice about not just ourselves – but other people is – their face. Our faces are front and center. Exposed and vulnerable!
But, we should feel good about that!
All faces are different. Different colors, shapes, all unique in their own way.
Some have freckles – some have laugh lines – some have hair…
There are 2 things our faces all have in common…
The first being ALL FACES ARE BEAUTIFUL!
The second is ALL FACES HAVE SKIN!
Now granted all skin is different – the one thing it has in common – is that it craves moisture!
I know with my busy schedule it can get super difficult to make it to a spa for a facial or for a true pamper session. But that doesn’t mean I can do one in the comfort of my own home!
I want to give you the details on what I do at home so you can get that pampered skin you deserve while in the comfort of your home… and maybe even in your jammies!
Let’s get started.
One of my FAVORITE go to’s is what I like to call my “Guac Mask”… it may sound silly… But it works.
AND the best part is…
It has only 4 ingredients!
And you I am sure you guessed the main ingredient is AVOCADOS!
Here’s what you will need:
- 1 teaspoon of Vitamin E (the oil if you can- even if you have capsules- you can open them up and use the oil inside)
- 1 drop of Argan Oil
- ¼ cup of avocado oil
- PLUS ½ of an avocado
Blend all of these ingredients until they have a thick paste like consistency. You will notice the avocado does become quite guac like! Apply to your face evenly until it has completely dried to your face. Gently remove it with a washcloth and VIOLA! You can then of course follow up with your regular moisturizer that you would typically use.
Why this works.
These 4 ingredients work as little mini powerhouses for your skin – each providing your skin with their own benefits.
Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that is known to be effective in reducing UV damage reduction in skin. And when vitamin E is applied topically, it can help nourish and protect your skin from damage caused by free radicals.
Argan oil packs quite a punch for our skin! It is known to protect it from sun damage, moisturize it, assist with acne, anti aging effects and so much more!
Then there is the avocado. Avocado contains beta carotene, protein, lecithin, fatty acids, AND vitamins A, D, and E. All of these nutrients work to help moisturize and protect our skin from damaging UV rays while increasing collagen metabolism (which is essential for keeping our skin tight, nourished and even prevent fine lines and wrinkles)!
So what are you waiting for? Grab these 4 ingredients and let the benefits just SOAK in!